Here is some classical repertoire that is fun and appealing to teens, while still providing good learning opportunities for technique building.
In this video, Josh Wright of joshwrightpiano.com explains both shifting and crossing, and the best way to use each when playing piano.
In her article, “If Only Teaching Piano was as Easy as Sliced Apples,” Leila Viss discusses her thoughts on how to make practice easier on not only the students, but the parents and the teacher as well.
Is it too late to learn piano? Of course not! The piano is a great instrument in that it is perfect for all musicians of all levels at all ages.
Get started playing your favorite songs with this jam-packed video. You’ll learn the basic chords (I, IV, and V) at the heart of countless tunes, how to arrange (invert) them for maximum effect, and how to make it all come alive with rhythm and bass line. Virtually a complete course in one crystal-clear tutorial.
This guide has the most minimal information you need to know about reading musical notes and their corresponding piano keys. If you’re new to piano you will be able to read notes and piano keys in no time, and have a solid foundation for future learning
This video teaches you this pattern in three chords so that you can use it with the 12-bar blues. You can use this pattern in blues songs, swing, country and even some pop songs.
If you want to get into playing the piano, it’s a good idea to get a basic understanding of how the instrument works. Before you even sit down at the piano bench, or sign up for lessons, educating yourself about the instrument gives you a base to start from, and may even help you decide if it’s the right choice of instrument for you.